City of Longview license
Who needs a license?
The City of Longview requires a general business license for businesses operating within the city limits of Longview, including businesses physically located outside city limits that perform services for customers inside city limits. City approval is required for initial issuance.
Temporary business licenses must be obtained directly from the City of Longview.
Businesses exempt from city licensure include:
- Credit unions
How to apply
|Longview general business license
|Longview nonprofit business license*
|Other fees that may apply
|State tax registration
|Registering your business name as trade name
| Business License Application fee
*Businesses qualify for the nonprofit license if they are registered with the Office of the Secretary of State as a nonprofit corporation.
State of Washington
Business Licensing Service
PO Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please remember to enclose all necessary documents and fees with your completed application. Incomplete submissions will result in a delay in your licensure.
It is important that you contact our office, in writing, with any changes in address.
City of Longview
1525 Broadway St
Longview, WA 98632-3715